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Friedrich Schleiermacher

Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher was a German theologian, philosopher, and biblical scholar known for his attempt to reconcile the criticisms of the Enlightenment with traditional Protestant Christianity. He also became influential in the evolution of higher criticism, and his work forms part of the foundation of the modern field of hermeneutics. Because of his profound effect on subsequent Christian thought, he is often called the "Father of Modern Liberal... Read More

BornNovember 21, 1768
Breslau, Prussian Silesia in the Kingdom of Prussia
(now Wrocław, Poland)
DiedFebruary 12, 1834 (aged 65)
Berlin, Province of Brandenburg in the Kingdom of Prussia
Era18th-/19th-century philosophy
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